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Fast Web Media
15 minute read

OPINION | Women Only Esports Teams, Tournaments & Leagues

We posed the question “do women’s only esports leagues, tournaments and games give women a foothold in the esports industry, or just further segregate them?” to a variety of industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts, to explore a mixture of angles on the topic. Here’s what they had to say…

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Fast Web Media
9 minute read

Esports Social Media Communities

In this article, Fast Web Media gives you the lowdown on where you can find the biggest esports communities on social media, while also giving you deeper insight into the platform and what makes them the engines that power esports as we know it.

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Fast Web Media
10 minute read

Review | Future Games Summit 2017

From October 31st until November 1st, the Future Games Summit took over the Congress Centre in London. The fun didn’t end on the last day, though, as on Thursday 2nd November an intimate esports workshop was held, featuring some of the biggest names in the esports biz.

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Fast Web Media
8 minute read

Does Esports Need The Mainstream?

With the esports revolution in full swing, 385 million people worldwide follow esports but that number still pales in comparison to the billions who follow football’s English Premier League. The question, however, is: does esports need to meet that benchmark?

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Fast Web Media
6 minute read

What Constitutes a Sport & Does Esports Count?

We speak to the University of Salford Sociology Professor, Garry Crawford, as we debate the most contentious thing since the correct spelling of esports (e-sports, eSports…): does esports count as a fully-fledged sport, or not?

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Fast Web Media
7 minute read

REVIEW | The Future of Esports Symposium

Can the industry do more to encourage women and minorities to get involved? This question – and many more – were posed at the one-day symposium ‘The Future of Esports: Challenging Work and Gender Issues in Pro Gaming’, which took place in Manchester on 16th August. 

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